Courses & Events

Podiatric Acupuncture Course

  • Date:
    Date to be confirmed for 2021
  • Time:
    09.00am until 5.30pm two full days
  • Location:
    The Wiggin Training Centre at Sir Robert Peel Hospital, Mile Oak, Tamworth B78 3NG
  • Tutor:
    David Lintonbon, DO PG Cert Clin Ed

    Somuz Miah, CFPodM, BSc (PodM), Cert HTox, Dip Sp.I, PGC IP, MFPM RCPS (Glasg)

  • Cost:
    Members £425
    Non-members £450
    all students receive a box of acupuncture needles to take home with them

This Podiatric Acupuncture course is open to all HCPC registered chiropodists or podiatrists, physiotherapists, doctors, nurses, chiropractors

LA certificate is not required.

About the course

This is two full days of intensive practical training based on Western principles of acupuncture, called dry needling.

You will learn when and how to utilise this procedure safely.

How will you benefit from Podiatric Acupuncture Training?

Podiatrists may use acupuncture to treat alone or in combination with other modalities, symptoms associated with musculoskeletal disorders, neurological disorders and circulatory disorders.

Common conditions treated include:

  • plantar fasciitis
  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • shin ‘splints’
  • calf cramping
  • arthritic joint pain as well as neuropathic pain, neuromas, and ulcers


  • Delegate places are limited (Max 12)
  • This course is approved and certified by The Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
  • CPD certificates given on completion of training (16 credits)



David Lintonbon, DO PG Cert Clin Ed

David qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 1985 and the University of Brighton where he was awarded the Post Graduate Certificate of Clinical Education. David has been teaching osteopathic technique & Dry Needling for over ten years in the UK and Japan.


Somuz Miah, CFPodM, BSc (PodM), Cert HTox, Dip Sp.I, PGC IP, MFPM RCPS (Glasg)

Somuz is a qualified Sports Practitioner (Diploma Sports injuries & Electro Therapy, 18 years). He qualified in dry needling 4 years ago. He has been practising podiatry for over 20 years. Somuz is a Consultant Podiatrist Prescriber & Member of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Glasgow.


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